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Ever Thought How Odd Your Online Life Is? Rib-tickling Funny Video

Making fun of ourselves is fun, especially when it’s clever. This Is Funny, You Should Watch It of the Day: To promote Nico Muhly’sTwo Boys — “a new opera that lifts the lid on the dangers of living our lives online” — the English National Opera sent out an actor to perform familiar Facebook and Twitter actions IRL. Unfriendilarity […]

Art Fashion

Eugene and Jonnie: Support Great Charities, Buy Great T-shirts; I AM A MAN / WOMAN WHO LOVES…

  http://eugeneandjonnie.com/ Support Great Charities For every I AM A MAN / WOMAN T-shirt sold in the month of June we will donate $5 between the It Gets Better Project in support of anti-bullying and Minnesotans United for All Families in support of marriage equality. Customer Expectations. The prelaunch offering of our I AM A […]

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“As We Live It” City Hall SF CA

This Is How We Do It By Tara Jepsen via www.sfweekly.com San Francisco produces such a wealth of so-called outsider art, you could quickly lose interest in who the hell the insiders are. Tonight’s opening for “As We Live It”features participants in our great city’s assistance programs, including housing, mental health, and substance abuse treatment. Using […]

Art Music

“Taking Punk to the Masses: From Nowhere to Nevermind” Book

via Selectism NPR’s All Songs points our attention to a new book by Jacob McMurray that looks to dissect the rise and commercial success of the grunge movement and a look into the history of punk from the perspective of the Pacific Northwest. Taking Punk to the Masses looks to open with a discussion of The Kingsmen’s “Louie, Louie.” […]

Art Queer News

I Am Divine – First Teaser: Currently in Production| Video

A celebration of the immortal star and Most Beautiful Woman in the World… DIVINE! Currently in production. It’s about time. The world hasn’t had enough of dog shit eating filth in way to long. No more Britney Spears and Lohans. What the world needs is more Divines and Divine realness! [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MzF6dwyzZH4&version=3&hl=en_US] https://www.facebook.com/DivineMovie http://divinemovie.com/ Check […]

Art Queer News

Queer It Yourself: Tools For Survival June 4 – 24 | SOMArts SF CA

Inspired by the late 1960s utopian builders’ guide A Whole Earth Catalog, QIY: Queer It Yourself – Tools for Survival presents a forum for queer do-it-yourself culture and alternative world making. QIY is envisioned as a laboratory for creating a sustainable queer culture and demonstrating the power of self and community organizing, re-creation, speculation, and […]

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Queerty Reels in a Big Catch: Interview With Jake Shears & Armistead Maupin About ‘Tales Of The City’

From http://Queerty.com: An interview with Jake Shears & Armistead Maupin about their new musical based on the Tales of the City novels. Jake Shears & Armistead Maupin talk about coming from different generations and how they collaborated on ‘Tales Of The City’. They have “cute” chemistry during the interview, defining terms from their own generations […]

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032c Issue # 21 / MAG CULTURE.COM

Magazines should never sit still, and this is one the refuses to be complacent in any way. New visual tics from Mike Meiré in this issue include pencil-drawn headlines, exaggerated newspaper stylings for the Global Briefing section and even some clean modernist feature design. Plus a brutally coarse Juergen Teller shoot with model Kristen McMenamy […]

Art Fashion

Modern Appealing Clothing Doubles; Ospitals’ New Addition in Dogpatch / SF CA

“We are please to announce the opening of our second shop at 1003 Minnesota St. at 22nd St. Sandwiched between Piccino restaurant and Dig Wine store and bar, we are selling collections from Dries Van Noten, Maison Margiela, Kolor, Comme des Garcons as well as exclusive garments from California designers, Lemon Twist, Dema and Ryan […]

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Chilean Graphic Designer Alvaro Tapia Hidalgo is Dy-no-mite

Alvaro Tapia-Hidalgo is a Chilean graphic designer located in the very créative city of Manchester. This city is known for its great music, and now with the work of Alvaro. He uses many different media in his work and his portraits are particularly spectacular with great amazing detail. [vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/16742341 w=800&h=450] Ilustraciones/Illustrations from alvaro tapia […]

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Burning Car Candle

I don’t know if you would label this as must have, but at least must discuss. BURNING CAR CANDLE CHANGE THE WORLD$57.00 Start a revolution in your home and protest by setting a car alight with this candle shaped like an upturned car. Car lovers will be impressed by the beautiful details. Made in France. […]

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Bid for Warhol Self-Portrait Took 4EVER; $38.45 million

Somethings are worth fighting for.   “Longest” Bid for Warhol Self-Portrait By Advocate.com Editors A Christie’s auction of post-war and contemporary art ended with a bang Wednesday night when a self portrait of pop-art icon Andy Warhol sold for $38.45 million after a 16-minute bidding war. Following the sale of the piece, the auctioneer exclaimed […]

Art Queer News

30th Anniversary of Mommie Dearest w/ Trannie Dearest; Castro Therater SF

Peaches Christ Productions presents the ULTIMATE MOMMIE DEAREST: 30th Anniversary Birthday Celebration, just in time for Mother’s Day weekend, for ONE NIGHT ONLY at the historic CASTRO THEATRE! Hosted by the Mommie from Hell — PEACHES CHRIST herself — this special evening will also include the anticipated return of the legendary pre-show TRANNIE DEAREST with […]

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This Is What Love In Action Looks Like Trailer 2011 (official)

Moving and fist pounding on the desk emotional. If you don’t use your voice, it wont work! “This is What Love in Action Looks Like” will make its world premiere at FRAMELINE 35 – the 35th Annual San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival.  The festival is scheduled for June 16-26, 2011. ————————————————————————————————————– In the summer […]

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“Chris Dorosz Pushes Paint in Unexpected Directions”

*Contributed by Monkeypuzzle Talented Hunk Alert! “Chris Dorosz pushes paint in unexpected directions with remarkable results. He has a few distinct techniques, including filling canvases with grids of industrial staples that hold pools of color, and dripping globs of paint onto clear rods or monofilament strands to create fragmented, 3-D objects and figures. His process […]

Art Queer News

Karl Lagerfeld Designed Himself a Chocolate Young Man “Companion” (video)

Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has teamed up with star French chocolatier Patrick Roger, to create a hotel room made from over 10 ton of chocolate. Included in this design is a chocolate young man “companion” holding what looks to be a fudge sickle (slightly awkward). But you are Karl Lagerfeld after all, do what you […]

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“Gay in America” Due Out Sept 27, 2011

“In this first-ever photographic survey of gay men in America, stereotypes are laid to rest and an intimate, honest picture of contemporary gay life is revealed through stunning personal portraits and narratives. Photographer Scott Pasfield traveled 52,000 miles across all fifty states over a two-year span gathering stories and documenting the lives of 150 gay […]